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Jul 13, 2012 7:30pm EDT
the u.s. leaves. >> i think the execution of women particularly without due process even with due process it is a crime against humanity and the international community should act accordingly. >> president karzai has strong words but he needs to match the words with action. unless change comes from within afghanistan then we will continue to see more of this. >> is it possible, though? you know, change? i mean, one really hopeful development i saw recently is that the taliban lives and breathes by poppy breeding of poppy plants and turning them into heroin. and there's more they are switching to grow offing of spices which is more lucrative for the farmers. is there any other way to cut the funds to the taliban so that these creeps crawl back into the holes where they belong and die? >> i think the international community can and should put pressure on afghanistan to the extent that we can. but ultimately, there is cause for hope because after this event, over 100 men and women took to the streets of kabul, afghan men and women saying not in our country we demand justice and right
Jul 7, 2012 11:30am PDT
-2500 people in the u.s. generally speaking a disease as rare if it afflicts fewer than 200,000 people. many of these diseases are genetic. but in truth, there's nothing rare about rare diseases. >> conditions like for instance, hearing loss or deafness, there's many genes that can -- in which mutation can lead to hearing impairment. but in one specific family an individual single gene will be responsible. so in the mixture of the phenotype of how many people can have hearing impairment it's not as rare as people think it is. the same goes for conditions like developmental delay or even birth defects. 2-3% of all children are born with a major birth defect no matter where you do the studies around the world and that is a significant% of the population. they have different kinds of birth defects and the individual birth defect might be considered a rare defect like the general heart defect or kidney defect. but actually there is many children that are born with birth defects. >> here in the u.s. there are more than 7,000 rare diseases affecting 25 million children and adults. studying the dna
Jul 20, 2012 5:30pm EDT
it? - i'll make us a coffee. - no, leave it ten minutes. - vicki'll just moan. - wonder what we can do in ten minutes. my bed's on its last legs since i met you. - that's you and your gut. - gut?! what gut?! - this one! - and what about your gut? it must be a rubbish bed, then. - that cost 30 quid! - get a new one. your whole room's horrible. the rug stinks, - the ceiling's filthy... - you should know, you look at it enough. - you're corrupting me. - no, you're corrupting me. but imagine how nice it'd be if we cleared it and painted it? we could do it together. i've virtually moved in, anyway. - you're doing that woman thing. - what?! saying something and meaning something else. - i ain't with you. - you want to move in, right? wouldn't be so bad, would it? don't get all moody on me. it'll be trips down the retail park next. i ain't into that. - i thought we were serious. - we are. zoe, i think you're great, but... the whole domestic scene just doesn't rattle my cage. i'm gonna skip the coffee. feeling sorry for yourself? ( humming ) oh... you're gonna use that china? yeah, it's lov
Jul 20, 2012 7:30pm EDT
, then the use of information to close the global gender gap. behind the headlines, meghan mccain makes waves. hello i'm bonnie erbe welcome to the contrary a discussion of news and social trends from diverse perspectives. up first, moms in the c suite. yahoo!'s new c.e.o. marissa mayer is touted as the latest poster child in the work life juggle debate. the 37-year-old new hire is head of a fortune 500 company in need of a turn around is also six months pregnant. she is the first woman hired as a fortune 500 while she and her board knew she was pregnant and one of 20 fortune 500 female c.e.o.s. she plans to work through the maternity leave. whether having it all which is never applied to male c.e.o.s, is an outmoded concept. sam, does marissa mayer's hire prove that it is having it all is an outmoded concept? >> no man is ever asked whether he can have it all. if it doesn't apply to a man it doesn't apply to a woman. >> well, i think having it all requires sacrifices whether it's personal or professional sacrifices on whoever whether it is a c.e.o. or not. >> having it all is part of life an
Jul 1, 2012 9:30am EDT
preexisting conditions insurers used included things like having had a baby by c section or having been a survivor of intimate domestic violence. a full range of healthcare services that women need are going to be covered by the health plans. >> the court termed the individual mandate requiring every american to have healthcare coverage or pay a penalty a tax. so the justices cannot rule on the constitutionality of new taxes until they are levied. this could lead to a rehearing by the supreme court on so-called obama-care again as late as 2015. >> i think a healthcare reform is always a work in progress. i think we have solidified the gains that we made with the affordable care act. in the immediate term, i think that we'll see votes in congress in an effort to repeal the law. i don't think that that is going to happen. i think we'll see healthcare reform as a topic in the election. but what we have in place now is a firm foundation for moving forward to make sure that everyone particularly including women, have affordable and strong coverage. >> so debra, how much will women's health m
Jul 28, 2012 11:30am PDT
to bring it to the table because it could save lives. >> let us know what you think. please follow me on twitter @bonnie erbe or @to the tea. from the politics of gun control to more women in congress. >> almost 300 women have filed to run for u.s house seats this election season, and with 20 states yet to hold primary elections, we're on track to shatter the record of women running for seats in the general election. women are not running for the u.s. senate in record breaking numbers but so far, 36 women have filed, with 23 still in t running. north dakota senate candidate heidi heitcamp says to expect more women in the senate in the next session. >> i would expect more women in the senate. >> heitcamp's race for north dakota's open senate seat is a statistical tie. the state, which tends to swing republican, stands to vote in a female senator, and a democrat. she is running because she wants to affect change in washington. -- and represent the people of this country and i think that is why i'm in the race as i have been talking to people across the country and i can tell you the o
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